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01/22/2018 01:15 PM

Los Angeles Times

Rare Stephen King works destroyed in Maine bookstore flood
Los Angeles Times
Stephen King may be the Master of Horror, but one of his fans is dealing with horror of a new kind. A Bangor, Maine, bookstore owner lost several of King's rare manuscripts and books after a burst pipe flooded his store's basement, the Bangor Daily ...


01/21/2018 07:01 PM

The Guardian

Rare first edition Biggles book published in 1932 to be auctioned ...
The Guardian
The Camels are Coming was first book written by William Earle Johns to feature flying ace.

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01/18/2018 03:08 PM

Mental Floss

Stephen King Rare Book Collection Ruined in Maine
Inverse
On Wednesday, The Bangor Daily reported that the Maine bookstore, Gerald Winters & Son suffered a tragic loss. Primarily operating as a bookstore that specifically specializes in rare King books and paraphernalia, the store lost close to 2,000 books ...
He spent 20 years collecting rare Stephen King books. Then the nightmare became realSacramento Bee
Thousands of Rare Stephen King Writings Lost in Basement Flood in MaineMental Floss
Stephen King Fan's Amazing Collection Ruined in FloodBleeding Cool News

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01/19/2018 03:39 PM

Bustle

A 'Harry Potter' First Edition Worth Over $55000 Was Stolen In A Rare Book Heist
Bustle
In a massive rare book heist that has left police with few clues, a Harry Potter first edition worth £40,000, or about $55,490, was stolen from SN Books' warehouse in Thetford, Norfolk earlier this week. According reports, it only took the thieves 26 ...
Rare Books Stolen From UK BookshopFinancial Tribune

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01/19/2018 05:36 PM

Smithsonian

Trove of Rare Stephen King Books Destroyed in Flood
Smithsonian
In what will surely come as frightful news to horror fans, a cache of rare Stephen King books, manuscripts and memorabilia was destroyed when a burst pipe flooded the basement of a shop in Bangor, Maine. As Emily Burnham of the Bangor Daily News ...
Original Stephen King Manuscripts, Rare Books Lost in 'Devastating Blow'Newser
King manuscripts recovered from flooded Maine bookstore - The ...The Boston Globe
Rare Stephen King First Print Books, Papers Accidentally DestroyedChristian Post

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01/16/2018 10:56 AM

Monster Gathering of Rare Book Lovers Will Celebrate the 200th Anniversary of the Publication of Mary Shelley's ...
PR Newswire (press release)
LOS ANGELES, Jan. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- From February 9 - 11, 2018, Southern California hosts the nation's largest rare book exhibition as thousands of book lovers, dealers, and scholars converge at the 51st California International Antiquarian Book ...

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01/18/2018 03:03 PM

ILAB

China in Print - The Hong Kong Rare Book, Photograph & Map Fair 2017
ILAB
14th century Chinese paper-money and the third edition of Marco Polo's Travels, dated 1529, are two highlights to be featured at the China in Print fair. Some books will be priced in excess of US$ 1 million but items can also be purchased for as little ...


01/15/2018 12:54 PM

Fine Books & Collections Magazine (blog)

Rare Books at Auction this Week
Fine Books & Collections Magazine (blog)
A very rare copy (in fact, the only known ever to appear at auction) of a 1784 congressional committee report proposing a plan (by Thomas Jefferson) for the government of American territories could fetch $250,000-350,000. The sheet contains marginal ...


01/18/2018 10:01 AM

Mashable

'Harry Potter' first edition worth £40000 among super rare books stolen from warehouse
Mashable
"We are a small business and these books were essentially our companies savings account. These are the only books we had of this value and this will affect all of staff." "These books are very rare and in some cases unique and not the sort of thing you ...
Rare first edition Harry Potter book worth £40000 stolenMetro

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